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Las Vegas burglar makes himself at home during 4-hour heist, puts on homeowner's shirt

Posted at 9:14 AM, Oct 17, 2019

LAS VEGAS — A doorbell camera captured a bizarre burglary in Las Vegas that last nearly four hours.

The suspect, dressed in a beanie and jacket, arrived at the home in northwest Las Vegas just before 7 a.m. local time on Sunday.

VIdeo shows the suspect spot the doorbell camera, walk away and get into a car parked on the corner. Minutes later, another doorbell camera captured the man pop through a window of the house.

Camera inside the home show the suspect made multiple trips back and forth to the garage while carrying personal and sentimental items.

At one point, the suspect even changed into the homeowner's Vegas Golden Knights shirt.

The homeowners say the suspect also stole the family's brand-new Toyota 4Runner with plates NV 66B 322.

The homeowners were on vacation at the time. They declined an on-camera interview, but are thankful their neighbors kept a watchful eye during the incident/

One neighbor took photos of the vehicle the suspect may have used — a silver car — and a possible accomplice.

That information has been sent to the police department, but has not been confirmed by police.

Cathy, one of the homeowner's neighbors, says it's important to know who's next door.

"We've all lived there from day one. If we know one of us is going to be away, we all look after each other. And we do house checks," she said.

This story was originally published by Nina Porciuncula on KTNV in Las Vegas.